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The Twins are Always Interesting

Posted by PintoWF , 13 February 2017 · 1,541 views

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The Twins are Always Interesting One of my favorite shows of all-time is Family Guy. At least, the first five seasons of Family Guy are some of my favorite. There are so many quotes from those seasons that I still instill in my everyday conversations, even if those I'm having a conversation with don't know where the quote is hailing from.

One of the staples of these shows are the flashbacks that show a time in life the character references. One of my favorite is when Stewie describes his time in Nebraska.

Stewie is at a diner in the state and is trying to strike up a conversation with several of the other patrons. All the topics he bring up fall on deaf ears. Until, that is, he brings up corn. Corn, being the states calling card, brings out several reactions from those around him. The reactions, all positive, blend together, minus the last statement.
That is when you hear a patron finish with, "Corn is always interesting."

This is exactly how I feel about Minnesota Twins baseball. That feeling is never strong for a team than when pitchers and catchers report.

The latter took place on February 13th for the Twin Cities nine. While those that make-up the pitchers and catchers are particularly exciting, unless you're a Jason Castro fan, it is still a great feeling whenever the group arrives in Fort Myers, Florida.

Optimism will likely be hard to come by for the fan base. A record setting 103 losses will do that.

That'll also happen when last seasons biggest off-season signing had a slash line of .191/.275/.409.

What exactly could be interesting about the Twins this year? Especially something so interesting that I should start paying attention to the team in mid-February?

For starters, the making of the roster. A large part of who will make up the 25-man roster on Opening Day is decided in February and March. We know that Brian Dozier and Miguel Sano have a spot. We're not entirely sure who will back-up catch Jason Castro.

We also want to know if Kennys Vargas will beat out Byung Ho Park for the DH spot.

There's the filling out of the starting rotation and the bullpen. For me, I want to see if Jose Berrios will show up as a mainstay of the rotation. (Twins Daily's Cody Christie breaks down the early headlines brilliantly.)

That's the biggest Spring Training storyline I'll be watching as the Twins roster gets shaped and ready for April 3. Opening Day for the Twins.

That would be 50 more days. Fifty more days that will be filled with intrigue for Twins fans.
This team may not always be good but they are, at the very least, interesting.